An overview of the capabilities of ChatGPT for medical writing and its implications for academic integrity

Huihui Liu, Mehreen Azam, Salman Bin Naeem, Anthony Faiola

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Abstract

The artificial intelligence (AI) tool ChatGPT, which is based on a large language model (LLM), is gaining popularity in academic institutions, notably in the medical field. This article provides a brief overview of the capabilities of ChatGPT for medical writing and its implications for academic integrity. It provides a list of AI generative tools, common use of AI generative tools for medical writing, and provides a list of AI generative text detection tools. It also provides recommendations for policymakers, information professionals, and medical faculty for the constructive use of AI generative tools and related technology. It also highlights the role of health sciences librarians and educators in protecting students from generating text through ChatGPT in their academic work.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)440-446
Number of pages7
JournalHealth Information and Libraries Journal
Volume40
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2023

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Keywords

  • artificial intelligence (AI)
  • librarians, health science
  • libraries, academic
  • plagiarism
  • students, medical

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Health Informatics
  • Library and Information Sciences
  • Health Information Management

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